|Born||in Charleston, South Carolina, USA|
|Died||in Los Angeles, California, USA (complications from diabetes)|
|Birth Name||Donnie Mabel Elizabeth Washington|
Mini Bio (1)
Actress who is best known for the role of Mama on the 1970's sitcom What's Happening! She also appeared in the movie The Jerk with Steve Martin and The Wiz with Michael Jackson. Before What's Happening, she starred in the Broadway version of The Wiz as the Wicked Witch of the West.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous
|Melvin King||(17 June 1967 - 8 September 1989) ( divorced) ( 1 child)|